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Dollarization and The "Unbundling" of Globalization in Sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Kazeem B. Ajide

    () (Department of Economics, University of Lagos.)

  • Ibrahim D. Raheem

    () (Corresponding Author, School of Economics, University of Kent, Canterbury)

  • Simplice A. Asongu

    () (Development Financial Centre, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, South Africa.)

Abstract

This study contributes to the dollarization literature by expanding its determinants to account for different dimension of globalization, using the widely employed KOF index of globalization. Specifically, globalization is "unbundled" into three different layers namely: economic, social and political dimensions.

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  • Kazeem B. Ajide & Ibrahim D. Raheem & Simplice A. Asongu, 2018. "Dollarization and The "Unbundling" of Globalization in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 2 4011, Office Of The Chief Economist, Development Bank of Nigeria.
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    Keywords

    Dollarization; Globalization; Sub-Saharan Africa; Tobit regression.;

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    • R10 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - General

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